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Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) Notification Dates for 2018/2019 (College Class of 2023)

December 06, 2018
Written by Mark

Although college application season is not yet over, for students graduating high school this year (2019) who have applied Early Decision (ED) or Early Action to their top schools, anticipation is growing. By the end of December 2018, many of the most selective schools in the country, including Ivy League schools, will have notified their first batch of applicants of their acceptance, deferral, or rejection.

Below is a list of colleges and universities that have announced their 2018/2019 (college class of 2023) Early Decision and Early Action notification schedules; be sure to check this post regularly for updates! Please note that some schools have only given approximate notification dates. Therefore, decisions may not be available for those schools until several days after the date given below, and in some cases may be sent earlier.

Please see the table below to find your school, and be sure to check your email and applicant portals regularly!

School Date
Amherst College December 15
Babson College (ED), Babson College (EA) Mid-December, January 1
Barnard College Mid-December
Boston College December 25
Boston University December 15
Brandeis University December 15
Brown University Mid-December
Cal Tech Mid-December
Carnegie Mellon University December 15
Colgate University (ED I) December 13 (in the evening)
Columbia University December 13, after 7 PM ET
Cornell University December 10 at 7 PM ET
Dartmouth College Mid-December
Davidson College December 15, 10 AM ET
Duke University December 15
Emory University December 12, 6 PM ET
George Washington University Mid-December
Georgetown University December 15
Hamilton College December 15
Harvard University Mid-December
Harvey Mudd December 15 (decisions mailed by this date)
Johns Hopkins University December 14, 3 PM ET
Middlebury College December 8, 8 AM ET
MIT December 15, 12:15 PM ET
New York University December 15
Northwestern University December 15
Notre Dame University Mid-December
Occidental College (ED I), Occidental College (ED II) Mid-December, Early February
Pomona College December 15
Princeton University December 12 after 7 PM CT
Southern Methodist University (SMU) December 4, 7 PM CT
Stanford University December 7, 4 PM PT
Swarthmore College December 15
Tufts University Mid-December
Tulane University (ED), Tulane University (EA) November 19 (4 PM CT), December 20 (3:30 PM CT)
University of Chicago Mid-December
University of Michigan December 24
University of Pennsylvania December 13, 7 PM ET
University of Virginia January 31
Vanderbilt University December 15
Vassar College (ED I), Vassar College (ED II) Mid-December, February 1 (approximate)
Washington University in St. Louis Mid-December
Wellesley College (ED I) Mid-December
Williams College December 15
Worcester Polytechnic Institute December 20
Yale University December 14, after 5 PM ET

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